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October 2019

ODBE Excellence in Schools – Supporting Schools using Understanding Christianity (Clergy)

18 October @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This is a one-day course for clergy who are supporting schools in the teaching of Christianity. Understanding Christianity is a…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Becoming an Effective Governor

22 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
St Bartholomew’s School, Andover Road
Newbury, England RG14 6JP United Kingdom
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This module will develop an understanding of the key roles and responsibilities of governors in a church school and how…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – SIAMS Self-evaluation Workshop

25 October @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, England OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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‘How effective is the school’s distinctive Christian vision,  established and promoted by leadership at all levels,  in enabling pupils and…

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November 2019

ODBE Excellence in Schools – Rethinking Excellence in SIAMS

6 November @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
St James Centre, Oxford Road
Gerrards Cross, England SL9 7DJ United Kingdom
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‘How effective is the school’s distinctive Christian vision, established and promoted by leadership at all levels, in enabling pupils and…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Safeguarding

12 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Safeguarding continues to be a vital part of your school’s provision for its pupils and is also the target for…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Chaplaincy and the Church/School Relationship

14 November @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Warwick Hall, Church Green
Burford, Oxfordshire OX18 4RZ United Kingdom
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This is a one-day course for clergy, laity, school heads/SLT and governors who wish to develop the relationship between the…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Managing and Understanding Data

19 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road
Didcot, England OX11 7JN United Kingdom
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A clear understanding of performance data, and skills in interpreting and challenging it, is crucial for governors. This module will…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Christian Aid: Global Neighbours

22 November @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, England OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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During this one-day course, participants will listen to presentations and work in groups to: Discuss the “whys and hows” of…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Rethinking Excellence in SIAMS

26 November @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Shaw House, Church Road, Shaw
Newbury , Berkshire RG14 2DR United Kingdom
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‘How effective is the school’s distinctive Christian vision, established and promoted by leadership at all levels, in enabling pupils and…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Head Teacher Recruitment & Succession Planning

28 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
St James Centre, Oxford Road
Gerrards Cross, England SL9 7DJ United Kingdom
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This module will equip governors to manage the headteacher recruitment process from start to finish, including a timetable for action…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Newly Qualified Teachers: Induction

29 November @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This session welcomes all NQTs to the profession and to working within a Church of England school. There will be…

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December 2019

ODBE Excellence in Governance – Good to Outstanding Governance

3 December @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

This module looks beyond the Ofsted criteria for outstanding governance and challenges governors to explore what this means in practice,…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – RE and Collective Worship

5 December @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, England OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This module gives governors the opportunity to consider their roles and responsibilities with regard to RE and Collective Worship. Through…

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January 2020

ODBE Excellence in Governance – The Role of the Clerk: Session One

09 January 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE: The date for this course was originally scheduled for 14 January 2020 and was included…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Understanding Christianity 2020: Session 1, 17/01

17 January 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, England OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This resource, published by RE Today and the Church of England Education Office and referenced in the SIAMS schedule, is…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Managing Premises & Capital Projects

24 January 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This module will explore both the general responsibilities that the governing body and school staff have for the management of…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – SIAMS Self-evaluation Workshop

28 January 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Aylesbury Canal Society, Circus Field Basin, Stocklake
Aylesbury, England HP20 1AP United Kingdom
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‘How effective is the school’s distinctive Christian vision,  established and promoted by leadership at all levels,  in enabling pupils and…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Supporting Schools using Understanding Christianity (Clergy)

31 January 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This is a one-day course for clergy who are supporting schools in the teaching of Christianity. Understanding Christianity is a…

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February 2020

Performance, Resilience & Support MAIN Programme – SOLD OUT DAY 2

04 February 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
St Mary’s Convent, Wantage, Challow Rd
Wantage , Oxfordshire OX12 9DJ United Kingdom
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MAIN PROGRAMME Following the success of the Performance, Resilience and Support Programmes, we are currently leading a number of courses…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Becoming an Effective Governor

12 February 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road
Didcot, England OX11 7JN United Kingdom
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This module will develop an understanding of the key roles and responsibilities of governors in a church school and how…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Church Schools in Modern Britain

14 February 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Church of England schools in England have a long and distinguished history and heritage. They pre-date both Local Authorities and…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Rethinking Excellence in SIAMS

24 February 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road
Didcot, England OX11 7JN United Kingdom
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‘How effective is the school’s distinctive Christian vision, established and promoted by leadership at all levels, in enabling pupils and…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – SIAMS: The Process and Preparation

25 February 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, England OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This course will cover everything that governors need to know about the new SIAMS schedule. We will look in detail…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Meeting Statutory Requirements + Finance Matters

27 February 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Shaw House, Church Road, Shaw
Newbury , Berkshire RG14 2DR United Kingdom
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This module explores the governing body’s responsibility for the conduct of the school and promoting high standards of educational achievement. We…

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March 2020

ODBE Excellence in Schools – Chaplaincy and the Church/School Relationship

04 March 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton
Reading, Berkshire RG7 5TQ United Kingdom
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This is a one-day course for clergy, laity, school heads/SLT and governors who wish to develop the relationship between the…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Safeguarding

05 March 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Safeguarding continues to be a vital part of your school’s provision for its pupils and is also the target for…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – School Appeals Briefing

10 March 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Appeals Briefings 2020 These are sessions for all Governors, Headteachers and Administrators in Aided Schools and Academies involved in the…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Being a Chair of Governors

12 March 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This module will focus on supporting new and aspiring Chairs of Governors in the many tasks and skills required in…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Managing and Understanding Data

17 March 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
CIM Moor Hall, Cookham, Maidenhead
Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 9QH United Kingdom
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A clear understanding of performance data, and skills in interpreting and challenging it, is crucial for governors. This module will…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Worship and Spirituality

19 March 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, England OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Worship is a vital part of the life of a church school and critical part of the SIAMS process. This is…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – School Appeals Briefing

23 March 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St James Centre, Oxford Road
Gerrards Cross, England SL9 7DJ United Kingdom
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Appeals Briefings 2020 These are sessions for all Governors, Headteachers and Administrators in Aided Schools and Academies involved in the…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Mental Health and Wellbeing

26 March 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road
Didcot, England OX11 7JN United Kingdom
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The course is an informative and reflective session to review how our schools can support wellbeing. It incorporates materials from…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Understanding Christianity 2020: Session 2, 27/03

27 March 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, England OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This resource, published by RE Today and the Church of England Education Office and referenced in the SIAMS schedule, is…

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April 2020

ODBE Excellence in Governance – Head Teacher Recruitment & Succession Planning

21 April 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
CIM Moor Hall, Cookham, Maidenhead
Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 9QH United Kingdom
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This module will equip governors to manage the headteacher recruitment process from start to finish, including a timetable for action…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – School Appeals Briefing

27 April 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Englefield Primary School, The Street
Englefield, England RG7 5ER GB
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Appeals Briefings 2020 These are sessions for all Governors, Headteachers and Administrators in Aided Schools and Academies involved in the…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Rethinking Excellence in SIAMS

28 April 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Aylesbury Canal Society, Circus Field Basin, Stocklake
Aylesbury, England HP20 1AP United Kingdom
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‘How effective is the school’s distinctive Christian vision, established and promoted by leadership at all levels, in enabling pupils and…

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May 2020

ODBE Excellence in Schools – HR Matters

01 May 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Good people practices are essential to the smooth running of a school and to helping you deliver an outstanding service…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – RE and Collective Worship

05 May 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
St James Centre, Oxford Road
Gerrards Cross, England SL9 7DJ United Kingdom
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This module gives governors the opportunity to consider their roles and responsibilities with regard to RE and Collective Worship. Through…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Church Schools in Modern Britain

12 May 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This session will help you discover the principles on which your school was originally founded and how in today’s modern…

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June 2020

ODBE Excellence in Governance – Headteacher Appraisal

02 June 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road
Didcot, England OX11 7JN United Kingdom
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Schools need to undertake the appraisal of their headteacher to ensure that improvements to the outcomes for all the children…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – SIAMS Self-evaluation Workshop

04 June 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
St James Centre, Oxford Road
Gerrards Cross, England SL9 7DJ United Kingdom
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‘How effective is the school’s distinctive Christian vision,  established and promoted by leadership at all levels,  in enabling pupils and…

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Performance, Resilience & Support MAIN Programme – SOLD OUT DAY 3

10 June 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
St Mary’s Convent, Wantage, Challow Rd
Wantage , Oxfordshire OX12 9DJ United Kingdom
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MAIN PROGRAMME Following the success of the Performance, Resilience and Support Programmes, we are currently leading a number of courses…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Meeting Statutory Requirements + Finance Matters

11 June 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

This module explores the governing body’s responsibility for the conduct of the school and promoting high standards of educational achievement. We…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Understanding Christianity 2020: Session 3, 12/06

12 June 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, England OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This resource, published by RE Today and the Church of England Education Office and referenced in the SIAMS schedule, is…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – The Role of the Clerk: Session Two

15 June 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Two separate sessions consider the essential role of the clerk supporting within a governing body. Session one will look at the key skills,…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Good to Outstanding Governance

16 June 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

This module looks beyond the Ofsted criteria for outstanding governance and challenges governors to explore what this means in practice,…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Mental Health and Wellbeing

19 June 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Aylesbury Canal Society, Circus Field Basin, Stocklake
Aylesbury, England HP20 1AP United Kingdom
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The course is an informative and reflective session to review how our schools can support wellbeing. It incorporates materials from…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – The Role of the Governing Body in an Ofsted Inspection

22 June 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
CIM Moor Hall, Cookham, Maidenhead
Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 9QH United Kingdom
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Governors come under scrutiny during an Ofsted inspection of their school and are evaluated against leadership and management. This module…

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ODBE Excellence in Governance – Becoming an Effective Governor

23 June 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Aylesbury Canal Society, Circus Field Basin, Stocklake
Aylesbury, England HP20 1AP United Kingdom
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This module will develop an understanding of the key roles and responsibilities of governors in a church school and how…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – Worship and Spirituality

26 June 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ascot Priory, Priory Road
Ascot , Berkshire SL5 8RT United Kingdom
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Worship is a vital part of the life of a church school and critical part of the SIAMS process. This is…

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July 2020

ODBE Excellence in Schools – Chaplaincy and the Church/School Relationship

01 July 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Missenden Abbey Conference Centre, London Road
Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD United Kingdom
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This is a one-day course for clergy, laity, school heads/SLT and governors who wish to develop the relationship between the…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – School Admissions Briefing

02 July 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks
Kidlington, England OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This is a session for all governors, headteachers and administrators in Aided Schools and academies involved in the admissions process.…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – School Admissions Briefing

07 July 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Englefield Primary School, The Street
Englefield, England RG7 5ER GB
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This is a session for all governors, headteachers and administrators in Aided Schools and academies involved in the admissions process.…

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ODBE Excellence in Schools – School Admissions Briefing

08 July 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St James Centre, Oxford Road
Gerrards Cross, England SL9 7DJ United Kingdom
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This is a session for all governors, headteachers and administrators in Aided Schools and academies involved in the admissions process.…

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